The whining schoolboy with his satchel
"Come here!" he would call me up. "Here, I give you 8 upon 10 again for your Composition! Very good."
Sam Cooke (left) and Bill Haley with the Comets (right) from the 60s and 50s.
The Pop Songs About School Days
Handsome singer and songwriter, Sam Cooke hit the nail on the head when his song Wonderful World was released in 1960. Yes, I first heard it that long ago, one year after leaving school.
But it wasn't schooldays that were wonderful.
Don't know much about History
But he knew that if his girlfriend loved him, it would be a wonderful world. He carried on to confess about his ignorance for Geography, Trigonometry, Algebra, and the slide-rule. He admitted he wasn't an A student but, "he's trying to be" and hoping to win her love. Yes, who would think of Math at this age?
Hey if you're a school teacher, spend time with pop songs and look for stimulating lyrics. 😃. That's how I taught my English lessons.